New Washington, MO Ghost Tour Kicks Off in April
New in 2017, you can now learn all about the Haunted History of the historic downtown Washington district. Every third Thursday of the month, you can go on a 3/4 mile walking ghost tour by meeting at the corner of Main St. and Elm St. at 7pm. You won’t be able to miss your tour guide, she will be in costume. The cost is $20 per person, and the Washington, MO ghost tour will take about an hour.
The ghost tour is put on by Downtown Washington, Inc., and the monies raised by these events will help with other projects downtown. If you would like to purchase tickets, or for more information you can visit: http://www.downtownwashmo.org/about-us/haunted-history-tours/ or their facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/HauntedWashMo/
DeBourge House is offering a promo code for the third Thursday of every month, where you can stay for only $80 for that Thursday night after the tour. After your walk, come and relax in a bubble bath, or make yourself a cup of hot tea on the cooler nights, or grab a cold beverage and sit on the front porch on the warmer ones. Use promo code: ghost, when making your reservation online at www.debourgehouse.com.
About Downtown Washington, Inc.
Downtown Washington’s mission is to promote an attractive and financially stable downtown while preserving our historic resources and enriching the community. Their vision is now and in the future, Downtown Washington will serve as a center of commerce in Franklin County, offering numerous opportunities for people to enjoy the character of an historic riverfront town. Downtown will be a warm and friendly place, one which attracts businesses, past and present residents, and visitors alike. Providing a vibrant atmosphere, downtown Washington will be able to serve both as a center for civic activities and as a destination for tourists. Downtown will attract and retain a diverse mix of complementary retail and service businesses. The core of the city will be maintained downtown, taking advantage of the river location. Remaining a major viable economic force that contributes to a growing tax base, Downtown Washington will also retain its charm and rich heritage. Historic buildings will be preserved with economically viable uses. Equipped with a design handbook previously commissioned as part of a comprehensive plan, a committee will remain in place to help keep the downtown clean and well-maintained, incorporating attractive window designs and green space. Strong leadership supported by an enthusiastic base of volunteers will be the product of an alliance made up of united businesses, the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Washington, Inc., the City of Washington, and the broader community. This alliance will utilize a shared vision, a clear set of goals, and strong community financial support to drive the downtown revitalization program.